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USS Mastic (AN-46)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Yankee - Delta - Foxtrot
NYDF
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Ailanthus Class Net Laying Ship:
  • Authorized as Ginkgo (YN-65)
  • Renamed Mastic, 17 April 1943
  • Laid down as Mastic (YN-65), 27 November 1943, at Everett-Pacific Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Everett, WA.
  • Reclassified a Net Laying Ship (AN-46), 20 January 1944
  • Launched, 19 May 1944
  • Commissioned USS Mastic (AN-46), 4 July 1944, David Weinig USNR in command
  • During World War II USS Mastic was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Decommissioned, 1 March 1946 at Tiburon, CA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 28 March 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 6 June 1947, for delivery to her purchaser, William Semar.


    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,460 t.(fl)
    Length 194' 6"
    Beam 37'
    Draft 13' 6"
    Speed 12.1 kts.
    Complement
    Officers 4
    Enlisted 52
    Armament
    one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
    four twin 20mm AA gun mounts
    Largest Boom Capacity 12 t.
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 760 Bbls
    Ship's Service Generators
    two Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V D.C.
    Propulsion
    two Busch-Sulzer BS-539 Diesel-electric engines
    single propeller, 1,200shp

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    USS Mastic (AN-46)
    Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)

    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Weinig, David, USNR4 July 1944 - 14 November 1945
    02LTjg. Tracey, Gerald A.14 November 1945 - 1 March 1946
    Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves

    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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